Grieg Maritime Group announced order for two 82,000 dwt general cargo ships

Recently, Grieg Maritime Group announced the exercise of an option on two 82,000 dwt general cargo ships to Huangpu Wenchong, a subsidiary of CSSC, increasing its order book at the shipyard to four vessels.

The order is known as an optional vessel for the 2+2 82,000 dwt general cargo ships construction contract signed between Grieg Maritime Group and CSSC Huangpu Wenchong in May this year, and is scheduled to be delivered in 2026.

The 82,000 dwt general cargo ship is a new generation of multipurpose pulp carrier with high cargo suitability. In addition to pulp, it can also load timber, bulk cargo, bulky cargo and containers, etc. The ship has a length of 225 meters, a breadth of 36 meters and a draught of 13.85 meters.The ships will be ammonia ready with a MAN B&W 5S60ME engine and prepared for tanks holding 3,000 m3 of ammonia on deck. Length overall is 225 meters, with a beam of 36 meters and a draft of 13,85. The design will meet the EEDI Phase 3 and has been developed with input from Grieg Shipbrokers and G2 Ocean.

The ship is equiped with eight holds and four electro-hydraulic swing cranes an individual capacity of 75 tonnes. When lifting in tandem, the cranes can handle cargo of up to 105 tonnes. Internally, the vessels have been dubbed “PulpMax”.

All ships will be DNV classed and have the Norwegian NIS flag, with Bergen as the home port.

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